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Topic: Plastic Injection Molding, Metal to Plastic

4 Reasons to Consider Metal to Plastic Conversion

Since the introduction of engineering-grade resins and plastic materials in the 1950s, many parts previously fabricated from metal have been replaced by injection molded parts. On average, companies ...
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Topic: Technology, Plastic Injection Molding

Message from the CEO - Evolution & Future of PCI

While plastic injection molding has evolved over the last decade, Plastic Components Inc. has developed more innovative and specialized processes, as well as embraced new technologies to help our ...
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Topic: Design, Technology, Plastic Injection Molding

RJG Is Like Having A Full-Time Auditor At Each Press

Manufacturing Engineer, Chris Laverty, shares his experience working with RJG to improve processes and meet requirements of vital parts. 
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Topic: Technology, Plastic Injection Molding

What’s Ahead for Plastics Manufacturing: Q&A with Shane Johnson, Manufacturing Engineer

In part two of our series “What’s Ahead for Plastics Manufacturing,” we talked with Chris Laverty, manufacturing engineer with Plastic Components, Inc. Chris shared his perspective on how technology ...
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Topic: Technology, Plastic Injection Molding

What’s Ahead for Plastics Manufacturing: Q&A with Chris Laverty, Engineer

In part one of our series that shares engineers’ perspectives on what lies ahead for the plastics manufacturing industry, we talked with Mike Schafer, an engineer for Plastic Components, Inc. Mike ...
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Topic: Technology, Plastic Injection Molding

What’s Ahead for Plastics Manufacturing: Q&A with Mike Schafer, Engineer

The plastics manufacturing industry is constantly evolving as technological innovations, automation processes and new materials become available. Manufacturers who predict and become educated about ...
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Topic: Plastic Injection Molding

6 Considerations When Choosing A Plastic Injection Molder

With over 5,500 plastic injection-molding companies in the United States, product manufacturers are challenged with choosing the best partner to help mass produce a product or production element for ...
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Topic: Technology, Plastic Injection Molding

5 Ways Lights-Out Manufacturing Has Transformed Injection Molding

The tendency for North American manufacturers of plastic parts to outsource tasks to South America or overseas is changing back toward reshoring – or that of keeping production processes in house and ...
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Topic: Design, Plastic Injection Molding, Metal to Plastic

Design Is Top Consideration To Reduce Plastics Manufacturing Costs

Plastics manufacturing is a highly competitive, global industry in which businesses are presented with both time and cost challenges. Avoiding delays and reducing risks for costly design changes can ...
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